Nature: sweet, bland, slightly cold
Enters: Heart, Lung, Stomach
Actions: Drains dampness by promoting urination; clears heat from the heart channel – descends heart heat to the small intestine.
• Hot, painful or dark, scanty urine.
• Pediatric sleep disorders with dark, scanty urine and irritability, especially at night.
• Heart and kidney not communicating (due to heart fire with kidney Yin deficiency): insomnia or restless sleep.
MLT: Specific for urinary tract infections, sore throat, damp-heat, incessant crying of babies.